Register for THATCamp Charlotte

What is THATCamp? THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) is an unconference that describes itself as collaborative, informal, productive, non-disciplinary, and fun. THATCamp is a place for humanists and technologist to come together, talk, and learn from each other. This conference is inexpensive (or free!) and small with usually around 75 participants. If you are … Continue reading “Register for THATCamp Charlotte”

Meet Darius: The TDHN Mascot

You may have seen our little robot friend around the website, Twitter, or at a TDHN event and wondered, “what the heck is that?” Well, the wait is over, your questions answered, because we’re formally introducing our mascot, Darius Hardscrabble (DH for short) to the network! Darius was born early in TDHN’s rebirth when Nathan Kelber … Continue reading “Meet Darius: The TDHN Mascot”

An Interview with Ryan Shaw

Ryan Shaw is an associate professor at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science and a well-versed digital humanities scholar. Read his interview about past influences, current projects, and future ambitions here: Did you first learn about DH from a computing or a humanities perspective? What is your background, and how did it lead … Continue reading “An Interview with Ryan Shaw”

Highlight: NC Clear Path

NC Clear Path is a start-up with a mission to harness GIS data to “provide safe and accessible trip planning on pedestrian ways for people with limited mobility.” Since winning the 2018 Civic Camp Hackathon, this start-up has been making huge strides in gathering the geographical data that it needs in the past few months. … Continue reading “Highlight: NC Clear Path”

Save the Date: Triangle Digital Humanities Institute on Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Announcing our first Triangle Digital Humanities Institute, focusing on DH pedagogy! For more information, check the TDHN Institute page. Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019 Time: 9:00AM-5:30PM Venue: John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University This one-day event aims to build community and skills around digital humanities pedagogy. It will include lightning presentations, roundtables, workshops, … Continue reading “Save the Date: Triangle Digital Humanities Institute on Digital Humanities Pedagogy”

TDHN Initial Interest Meeting

TDHN Logo

We are hosting our rescheduled initial interest meeting at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park. There will be delicious snacks. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just a little DH–curious. We especially encourage graduate students, adjunct faculty, people from smaller institutions, civic do-gooders, non-academics, and miscellaneous misfits. Date: Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 Time: … Continue reading “TDHN Initial Interest Meeting”

“Pirating Texts” – an Interview with Grant Glass

Collage of Robinson Crusoe covers

Grant Glass is a PhD student at UNC Chapel Hill and a Graduate Fellow at Duke University, focusing on work in digital humanities and British literature. Grant led a research team during the summer of 2018 to create Pirating Texts, a project related to his dissertation work using algorithmic text analysis to find social, historical, and literary … Continue reading ““Pirating Texts” – an Interview with Grant Glass”

Interview with Sean Swanick

Small collection of books at Ezbikiyya

I had the opportunity to interview Sean Swanick, Duke’s Librarian for Middle East and Islamic Studies. We discussed the librarian’s role both supporting and participating in digital humanities projects. Describe your involvement with DH projects at your institution. Currently there are three DH-related projects at Duke University which relate to the Middle East and Islamic … Continue reading “Interview with Sean Swanick”